Georgina Powling > Addleshaw Goddard > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Addleshaw Goddard
3 SOVEREIGN SQUARE
SOVEREIGN STREET
LEEDS
LS1 4ER
England

Work Department

Commercial

Position

Partner in the commercial department, specialising in intellectual property.  Georgina advises on a broad range of intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis on agreements relating to the exploitation of IP rights including patent, trade mark and software licensing, research and development arrangements, confidentiality agreements and franchise agreements.  She also has significant experience on IP matters in the context of corporate and finance transactions.

Career

Promoted to partner in 2016.
Trained at Linklaters LLP.
Qualified in March 2008.
Six month secondment at Princes Trust as national legal adviser. 
Joined Addleshaw Goddard in 2011.  

Languages

None.

Memberships

Licensing Executive Society.

Education

University of Oxford – Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice
Nottingham Law School – PgDL (Distinction) and LPC (Distinction)
University of Cambridge – MA Hons Medical Sciences (Class I)

Leisure

Skiing, cycling, travel

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Georgina PowlingAddleshaw Goddard

Addleshaw Goddard’s Leeds-based team boasts an enviable client roster of household names, including Associated British Foods, Asda and Volkswagen, and has demonstrable experience in contentious and non-contentious matters pertaining to patents, trade marks and designs. The team, which is also noted for its trade mark filing practice, is led by Georgina Powling, who focuses on agreements relating to the exploitation of IP rights, as well as advising on transactional work. Associate Alice Chaplin, who has experience in IP licensing and litigation, is another key member of the practice.